Dr. Artemus Cox III, MD

Dr. Artemus Cox III, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  |  
Male  |  
52 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Artemus Cox III, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Mountain Brk, AL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University of Alabama Birmingham - M.D. in 1993 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and facial plastic & reconstructive surgery.Read his story

Artworks Facial Plastic Surgery

2850 Cahaba Rd

Mountain Brk, AL 35223
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas


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Facial Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bell's Palsy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Cox III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cox III "Dr. Artemus J Cox III, MD is a Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose & Throat - ENT) - General practicing in Birmingham, AL .Started practicing 1999 . PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery AWARDS & ACCOLADES Argus Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2003 HOSPITAL AFFILIATION University of Alabama at Birmingham - School of Medicine UAB Highlands Hospital Callahan Eye Hospital FORMS OF PAYMENT Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards INSURANCES ACCEPTED We accept most insurance plans. Please contact the office to verify coverage. WEBSITE artworksplasticsurgery dot com "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cox III "As a facial plastic surgeon, my focus is from the neck up with an emphasis on the appearance and function of the nose. I am an associate professor at UAB and enjoy teaching my patients as well as the residents and med students. My goal is to be as informative as possible in order to help my patients choose what surgical direction is best for them and then design a very personalized surgical plan including care during the post-operative period."


  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Broken Nose
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Congenital Nasal Deformity
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Deviated Septum
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Septal Perforation
  • Nose Injuries
  • Nosebleed
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Tonsillitis


Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Mississippi - BA English Language and Literature
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University of Alabama Birmingham - M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • General Surgery - Methodist Hospital of Dallas
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery - Saint Louis University in Missouri
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Oregon Health Sciences Center in Portland
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cox III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cox III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cox III to family and friends
based on 64 total reviews (45 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (64)

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Dr. Cox III's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (45)

Dr. Cox is beyond friendly and such a patient advocate doctor. He spends so much time with each patient going through the details and making sure you know what is going on. He is wonderful!
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I have lived my entire life not being able to breath through my nose. I would wake in the mornings with headaches and be extremely lethargic. I'm in my 40's now and wish I would have had this done in my twenties. I am profoundly grateful i was lucky enough to be referred to Dr. Cox. His skill and...more
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Dr. Cox took great care of my daughter while easing my mind as a mother.
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My whole life i never knew what i was missing! i was pretty nervous at first and not gonna lie, day one was rough! but now that i'm healed, i feel fantastic and i'm very grateful to Dr. Cox and staff for the amazing work they did!!
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Had a previous surgery go bad and lost cartilage in nose, Dr Cox did a great job in fixing my nose. Can now breathe a lot better. Very kind and explains things well. Good Bed side manner and talks with family well.
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